Adds the 'prefers-color-scheme' feature, which lets authors adapt web content to user-selected dark theme in the OS or browser. Valid options are 'light', 'dark', or 'no-preference'.



Editor's draft

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 76
  • Chrome for Android release 76
  • Android WebView release 76

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.


Intent to Prototype url

Intent to Prototype thread

Search tags

css, prefers-color-scheme, dark, theme,

Last updated on 2020-12-25